Ortofon Xpression High-End Cartridge (Gold/Black)

Model: MCXPRESSION UPC: 5705796230161 Item: 167831

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Ortofon Xpression High-End Cartridge Overview

A new level of support for your record player needles and tonearms arrives in the Ortofon Xpression High-End Cartridge. This is one turntable cartridge that combines the performance of a high-quality moving coil cartridge with the easy set up of a headshell connector – it’s a balanced blend of accessibility and function. Embrace a smoother connection between your generator and tonearm with the Xpression phono cartridge. Featuring Selective Laser Melting (SLM) materials, the Xpression will usher your turntable stylus into the future of record playing. Transmitting a clear reproduction of natural sound, your cartridge fits seamlessly with any record playing device. The length is the perfect match for tonearms brands such as ME, Grace, Fidelity Research, SAEC and Micro Seiki. For increased compatibility, Ortofon has also equipped each cartridge with the perfect mass and compliance qualities to fit any SPU-compatible arm. It ideally combined with TA-110 and TA-210 tonearms. The Xpression follows Ortofon’s design legacy to get more impactful, deliberate music from your phonograph needles.

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  • Neodymium magnet system creates lighter, more compact generator performance
  • Moving coil cartridge optimized for easy headshell mounting, directly connecting the generator and tonearm via the Xpression’s one-piece body
  • Phono cartridge crafted from Selective Laser Melting (SLM) stainless steel process for further precision in damping technology 
  • Special polished nude Ortofon Replicant 100 on Boron Cantilever stylus features a thin, light profile and large contact surface as well as remarkable speed and responsiveness
  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.: 0.3 mV
  • Frequency range at -3 dB: 10 Hz to 60 kHz
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz +0.5 - 1.5 dB
  • Cartridge length ensures a proper match with SME-mount type tonearms such as SME, Grace, Fidelity Research, SAEC and Micro Seiki brands
  • Turntable cartridge is also designed to properly match any SPU-compatible tonearm 
  • Tracking ability (315 Hz, lateral): 90 micrometers
  • Tracking angle: 23 degrees
  • Dimensions: 0.75" H x 0.43" W x 0.70" D 
  • Weight (without screws): 0.98 oz.
  • Warranty: 1 Year - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support



  • Output voltage at 1kHz, 5cm/sec.: 0.3mV
  • Channel balance at 1kHz: <0.2dB
  • Channel separation at 1kHz: >28dB
  • Channel separation at 15kHz: >22dB
  • Frequency range at -3dB: 10Hz - 60kHz
  • Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz +0.5 - 1.5dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 90μm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 11μm/mN
  • Stylus type: Special polished Nude Ortofon Replicant 100 on boron cantilever
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 5/100
  • Tracking force range: 2.3g - 2.8g (23 - 28mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended: 2.6g (26mN)
  • Tracking angle: 23º
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 4 ohm
  • Recommended load impedance: >10 ohm
  • Cartridge body material: SLM stainless steel
  • Cartridge weight: 28g

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  • Xpression High-End Cartridge



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